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Manatee Tour and Dive

#10 of 50 Tours in Crystal River Features Animals
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-795-1333
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US$ 49.95*
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Manatee Tour plus Snorkeling
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US$ 40.00*
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Sightseeing Eco-Tour Cruise
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US$ 450.00*
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Private Custom Manatee Tour and Swim
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Crystal River, FL 34429
+1 352-795-1333
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on a private tour with 6 people.Several of us had not snorkels before and they were patient and supportive. It was fantastic. This group is so knowledgeable about the animals and the area. We had several encounters, including with a mother and calf,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and I had the absolute best time doing this. It was a once in a life time experience for the both of us! We cannot express how amazing it truly was.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time, the captain and His mate know and tell a lot about the manatee's and the environment. Even though it was not the right time for the manatee's (the large winter group) they managed to find three of them and take...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time and were able to get up close and personal with several manatees even though it wasn't technically Manatee Season. We booked a tour with River Ventures.

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was such a unique experience! Big thanks to captain Glenn for his entertaining stories and to the manatees for still being there even though it was the end og the season.

Thank RNO_Ox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Experience for all! The crew and staff were first rate! They really took the time to teach us about the manatees and to teach us about the proper way to interact / swim in their environments. Highly recommend this adventure!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice local folks and calm environment. Such a treat compared to the loud, busy and artificial entertainment parks. This was a real treat for the soul. Thank you, from California folks!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I can't say enough wonderful things about our experience with Manatee Tour and Dive. From the moment we walked the staff was friendly and attentive. Captain Bryan and Zachary absolutely went above and beyond to make sure our whole family made the most out of...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Coincidentally we drove by at the bay where the kayaks were. We asked the guy about Manatees and he told us we defenitely would see some if we took a tour on the boat. So we went to the shop to ask about booking a...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We read the reviews before booking our trip but had little idea how much this trip would exceed our expectations. It was a truly unforgettable experience. The captain and guide were knowledgeable and great fun. Our trip started off within an unforeseen detour to rescue...More

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Jennifer M
Hi we are coming next Saturday, question is if it rains do you still do the tour , do you provide or rent wetsuits, and how much are videos and pictures thank you very much can't wait to next week. Jennifer
15 January 2017|
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How far out do they take divers? Do they stay close to the docks or do they take everyone out into crystal river? I really want to see the river and bought tickets to the manatee dive and tour.
30 June 2015|
Response from freelancer_amicus |
Each tour is different depending on manatee activity. The whole tour will however be inside Kings Bay.
How long is this tour? I am worried about booking here because of the big price difference between this company and others. This one is so much lower. Was wondering the difference (if any) between this company, River Ventures and Plantation Dive.
27 June 2015|
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Response from monice1973 | Reviewed this property |
The trip was roughly two hours long, staff and captain were great. Had a great time and it was a great experience. Cannot talk about the other companies but will be going scalloping with this company. Great prices and a good... More